France recorded a Current Account deficit of 0.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in France averaged 0.02 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3.40 percent in 1999 and a record low of -2.10 percent in 1982.

Current Account to GDP in France is expected to be -1.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the France Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -0.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4052.00 -5424.00 2674.00 -7811.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -684.00 -1891.00 4784.00 -6129.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.80 -0.90 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Imports 47278.00 46119.00 47278.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 43226.00 40695.00 43226.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5157170.00 5001019.00 5157170.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 113.19 113.98 115.69 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17327.00 1395.00 18318.00 -8086.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 849.00 16179.00 36458.00 -31626.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 43.00 43.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2436.00 2436.00 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.96 5.60 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 4296.00 5850.00 7838.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 82600.00 84500.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 16.00 16.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2162.00 2278.00 4029.00 8.00 USD Million [+]

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France Current Account to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - France Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.80 -0.90 3.40 -2.10 1980 - 2017 percent Yearly




Country Last Previous
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17
Germany 8.00 Dec/17
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17
Japan 4.02 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17
Italy 2.80 Dec/17
Russia 2.20 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/17
Spain 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.30 Dec/17
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
France -0.80 Dec/17
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17
India -1.90 Dec/17
United States -2.40 Dec/17
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Australia -3.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17
Argentina -4.80 Dec/17
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17


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